Reasons to be happy
1. Kenny Britt may be on the verge of stardom. Yes, it was just one game, and it came in the wake of a minor off-field incident. But there is no denying Britt's ability. If he is able to sustain any sort of production close to what he showed Sunday, the Titans will finally have the No. 1 receiver they have been missing for years.
2. The turnovers keep coming. The Titans have been living off turnovers during their three-game win streak, forcing 11 of them, including many in the red zone. It has been a big enough factor that all the yards given up and extra snaps played on defense haven't really burned them yet since the Denver loss.
3. The Titans are scoring through the air. Thanks in large part to Britt, who has scored seven TDs already, Tennessee has 12 touchdown passes in just seven games. Vince Young has seven TD passes and Kerry Collins has had five more. How much of an improvement is that? Tennessee's total touchdown passes in each of the past three seasons read like this: 9 in 2007, 13 in 2008 and 16 in 2009.
Reasons to be concerned
1. The defense is still on the field too much. Yes, the red-zone numbers and turnovers are great, but the Titans in a sense are playing with fire. Consider this: Opponents have had 26 more first downs than the Titans, are averaging nearly five minutes more in time of possession and have had 74 more plays. Will those numbers catch up to the Titans eventually.
2. The Chargers present a unique challenge. The Chargers are too talented to be 2-5, and the Titans have never fared well against them. In fact, Jeff Fisher has never beaten them at home or in San Diego in six tries.
3. Nate Washington has disappeared. While Kenny Britt has stepped to the forefront, Washington's production has slipped with just one catch in each of the past three games. In fact, Damian Williams has been the complement to Britt with seven receptions the past three weeks.